Condors shut down SJ, 5-3

SAN JOSE – G Eetu Laurikainen made 42 saves, LW Rob Klinkhammer had a three-point night and the Bakersfield Condors (16-14-2-2; .529) ended the San Jose Barracuda (18-11-4-3, .597) nine-game point streak, 5-3, on Monday afternoon at the SAP Center.
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Ryan Hamilton (9th) end-to-end rush from the left circle past the glove of G Troy Grosenick. Unassisted; Time of goal: 1:05; BAK leads, 1-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Rob Klinkhammer (2nd) deflected a hip-high pass from the left-wing wall. Assists: Pitlick, Nikitin; Time of goal: 3:58; BAK leads, 2-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Tyler Pitlick (2nd) on a backdoor tap-in. Assists: Klinkhammer, Winquist; Time of goal: 6:54; BAK leads, 3-0
  • Shots: BAK: 11 | SJ – 15
  • BARRACUDA GOAL: RW Ryan Carpenter (7th) from the left-wing circle. Assists: Goodrow, Emmanuelsson; Time of goal: 3:46; BAK leads, 3-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Josh Winquist (6th) on a 4-on-3 power play from the high slot. Assists: Oesterle, Miller; Time of goal: 17:25; BAK leads, 4-1
  • Shots: BAK: 9 | SJ – 12
  • CONDORS GOAL: Klinkhammer (3rd) shorthanded from the left-wing circle. Assist: Currie; Time of goal: 3:19; BAK leads, 5-1
  • BARRACUDA GOAL: D Karl Stollery (4th) on the power play from the right-wing circle. Assists: Carpenter, Emmanuelsson; Time of goal: 4:53; BAK leads, 5-2
  • BARRACUDA GOAL: LW Bryan Lerg (10th) on an odd-man rush; Assist: Parkes; Time of goal: 12:40; BAK leads, 5-3
  • Shots: BAK: 7 | SJ: 18
Three Stars: 1. Klinkhammer (BAK) 2. Laurikainen (BAK) 3. Carpenter (SJ)
Final Shots: BAK: 27 | SJ: 45
Power plays: BAK: 2/7 | SJ: 1/4
BAK – Laurikainen (2-1-0; 45/42)
SJ – Grosenick (ND; 6/3) … Dell (6-7-4; 21/19)
– Winquist has goals in three straight since returning from injury, all on the power play
– C Jujhar Khaira served game one of a two-game suspension for a kneeing incident on Friday night
– Oesterle has six points (2g-4a) during his four-game point streak
– Miller has five points (1g-4a) during his three-game point streak
– The Condors have power-play goals in 10 of their last 12 games and continue to pace the AHL in road power play percentage
– Bakersfield has six shorthanded goals on the season and two in consecutive games
– Scratches: Betker, Slepyshev (inj.), Platzer (inj.), LaLeggia (inj.), Kessy (inj.), Khaira (Susp.)
– Attendance: 5,872
The Condors return to action Tuesday, Jan. 26 with High School & College ID Night, sponsored by Energy 95.3. All college and high school students can buy a lower level ticket to the game for just $1 by showing their student ID at the box office.

Friday, Jan. 29 is Princess Night. Meet your favorite princesses from the movies at the game, and join them for an exclusive dinner party before the game. Contact the Condors for more information at 324-PUCK (7825).